Connected Manufacturing Leaders Summit 2020

29 - 30 January, 2020

Hotel Palace, Berlin

+ 44 (0) 207 368 9465

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Conference day two – Thursday 30th January 2020

8:20 am - 9:00 am Registration and welcome coffee

Back-to-Basics Industry 4.0

9:00 am - 9:10 am Chair’s opening remarks and networking activity

Uwe Kueppers, Chairman EMEA at MESA

Uwe Kueppers

Chairman EMEA
MESA

9:10 am - 9:30 am OPENING KEYNOTE Industrialising manufacturing: How to connect manual orientate labour with highly sophisticated digital manufacturing to create a dynamic organisation and encourage change

• How to encourage a positive culture that accepts new technology in the factory 
• How to bring people along with technology
• How can your shop floor have a feeling of responsibility towards a digital transformation?
• How can you ensure your journey is a success?


Günther Grabher, Senior VP Global Business Services Manufacturing at Swarovski

Günther Grabher

Senior VP Global Business Services Manufacturing
Swarovski

9:30 am - 9:50 am CASE STUDY How to position your people as the forefront of your factory to successfully implement your industry 4.0 initiatives

·         What is the importance of tech, processes and ways of working being agile?
·         What are the challenges of integration at scale?
·         How can technology help?
·         What is next for your agile processes?
Pasquale Di Sarno, Plant Director at Barilla

Pasquale Di Sarno

Plant Director
Barilla

9:50 am - 10:10 am PRESENTATION How to bring knowledge to the right employee, at the right time and at the right place in manufacturing

Sebastien Barth, General Manager EMEA at Speach

Sebastien Barth

General Manager EMEA
Speach

10:10 am - 10:40 am KEYNOTE INTERVIEW Integration in a large scale organisation: How can you make sure technology, processes and ways of working are aligned to create agile processes that work in a maintainable and reusable way?

·         What is the importance of tech, processes and ways of working being agile?
·         What are the challenges of integration at scale?
·         How can technology help?
·         What is next for your agile processes?

10:40 am - 11:20 am Morning networking break

Mastering Cognitive Technology

11:20 am - 11:40 am CASE STUDY Industry 4.0, smarter: How to best use new technology and change behaviours to improve information flow, creativity and flexibility?

·         What tools and infrastructure do you need to gain better information?
·         How can 4.0 technologies help you extract information and remain flexible in your processes?
·         How can technology help increase productivity, speed and eliminate manual tasks?
·         How can technology give your workers control and creativity?
Paul Mairl, Chief Digital Officer at GKN

Paul Mairl

Chief Digital Officer
GKN

11:40 am - 12:00 pm CASE STUDY How to use Text Analytics to reduce unscheduled downtime and add value in your manufacturing processes

·         What information can you get form your text?
·         How can the understanding of your text data add value and reduce factory downtime?
·         How can you upskill your workers to understand text analytics?
Steve Chadwick, Senior Principal Engineer at Intel Corporation

Steve Chadwick

Senior Principal Engineer
Intel Corporation

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm PANEL WITH INTERACTIVE POLLING How can you harness cognitive enablers such as AI, Machine Learning & Blockchain technology to gain insights from your data and create a competitive manufacturing advantage?

·         How can apply new technologies to your equipment?
·         How can you best organise your data ready for cognitive technology?
·         How can AI and ML help you better gain trends and knowledge from your data?
·         How can you find the right algorithms?
Adrian Polglase, Head of Data Architecture EMEA – Defence Business at Rolls-Royce

Adrian Polglase

Head of Data Architecture EMEA – Defence Business
Rolls-Royce

Jens Schmidt, Global Technology Director at Dow

Jens Schmidt

Global Technology Director
Dow

12:40 pm - 1:00 pm PRESENTATION How to best develop your IoT strategy and change behaviours to improve information flow and mindset

Marcos Pavlick Abech, Global Head of Digital Change Management at Braskem

Marcos Pavlick Abech

Global Head of Digital Change Management
Braskem

DRILL DOWN ROUNDTABLES

Jens Starke, Transformation Manager at Volkswagen

Jens Starke

Transformation Manager
Volkswagen

Sarah Bodo, Lead Process Automation Engineer at The Dow Chemical Company

Sarah Bodo

Lead Process Automation Engineer
The Dow Chemical Company

Christian Haupt, Head of Business Development Technology at Staedtler Mars

Christian Haupt

Head of Business Development Technology
Staedtler Mars

Tilmann  Kloppe, Head of Business Excellence and Quality Management at Siemens

Tilmann Kloppe

Head of Business Excellence and Quality Management
Siemens

Francisco Jose Leon Arevalo, Automation & Robotics at Airbus

Francisco Jose Leon Arevalo

Automation & Robotics
Airbus

Adrian Polglase, Head of Data Architecture EMEA – Defence Business at Rolls-Royce

Adrian Polglase

Head of Data Architecture EMEA – Defence Business
Rolls-Royce

Aitor Bru, Global Head of Digital Operations at Clariant

Aitor Bru

Global Head of Digital Operations
Clariant

Damodar Hegde

Director Digital Operations Excellence & Digital Supply Chain
Coca Cola

Steffen Fischer, Manager Advanced Manufacturing Europe at John Deere

Steffen Fischer

Manager Advanced Manufacturing Europe
John Deere

Josef Kriegmair, Representative, Production – Turbine Blade/Structure Castings at MTU Aero Engine

Josef Kriegmair

Representative, Production – Turbine Blade/Structure Castings
MTU Aero Engine

Günther Grabher, Senior VP Global Business Services Manufacturing at Swarovski

Günther Grabher

Senior VP Global Business Services Manufacturing
Swarovski

1:45 pm - 2:55 pm Networking Lunch

TRACK A – Optimising your People & Integrating Technology

2:55 pm - 3:00 pm Chair’s opening remarks
Sama Mbang, Head of Digitalisation – Simulation Manufacturing Load Cases at Daimler

Sama Mbang

Head of Digitalisation – Simulation Manufacturing Load Cases
Daimler

TRACK A – Optimising your People & Integrating Technology

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE Becoming a visionary leader: How can you create a successful digital transformation to drive innovation and motivate your people?
·         How can you best prepare your team for digital change?
·         How are your team integral to digital success?
·         How can digital and people work and succeed together?
Claudio Di Biase, Manufacturing Process Engineer at FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Claudio Di Biase

Manufacturing Process Engineer
FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

TRACK A – Optimising your People & Integrating Technology

3:20 pm - 4:00 pm PANEL WITH INTERACTIVE POLLING Holistic manufacturing: How to encourage synergy between your machines, people, technology and processes to define a strategy that survives future challenges
·         How can your machines, people, tech and processes deliver insights and allow flexibility?
·         How can your workers be empowered using a holistic view?
·         How can looking at smart manufacturing holistically help your deliver better products and survive future challenges?
Heiko Witte, Head of Engineering Improvement at Rolls Royce

Heiko Witte

Head of Engineering Improvement
Rolls Royce

Aitor Bru, Global Head of Digital Operations at Clariant

Aitor Bru

Global Head of Digital Operations
Clariant

Alexis Kydonopoulos, Technical Plant Director at Beiersdorf

Alexis Kydonopoulos

Technical Plant Director
Beiersdorf

TRACK B – Advanced Data Analytics

2:55 pm - 3:00 pm Chair’s opening remarks
Uwe Kueppers, Chairman EMEA at MESA

Uwe Kueppers

Chairman EMEA
MESA

TRACK B – Advanced Data Analytics

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm PRESENTATION How can you use and analyse data to best understand your customers’ needs and make the right changes in your manufacturing processes?
·         How can you optimise what you have to hand?
·         How can you analyse customer data to improve the product offering
·         How can data insights drive down cost and increase speed?
·         What future insights can you gain from data analysis?
Juha Pankakoski, CIO & Chief Digital Officer at Kone Cranes

Juha Pankakoski

CIO & Chief Digital Officer
Kone Cranes

TRACK B – Advanced Data Analytics

3:20 pm - 4:00 pm PANEL WITH INTERACTIVE POLLING Advancing on the concept of Lean: How can you streamline your people and processes with Industry 4.0 technology to reduce waste and increase autonomy?
·         Your digital transformation journey: How to streamline your people and processes to reduce waste and drive your Industry 4.0 goals forward
·         How can Industry 4.0 continue to solve the Lean challenges of autonomous maintenance?
·         How can Industry 4.0 tech allow quick problem solving?
·         How can workers be encouraged to use technology to solve problems?
·         How can you automate where it is sensible and develop towards IIoT?
·         What can you learn from Lean to succeed in Industry 4.0 implementation?
·         People and digital to move your processes forward
·         How to understand what is important and what isn’t, and what needs to change and what doesn’t
·         What technology should you invest in?
Christian Haupt, Head of Business Development Technology at Staedtler Mars

Christian Haupt

Head of Business Development Technology
Staedtler Mars

TRACK B – Advanced Data Analytics

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm OXFORD STYLE DEBATE Ops Tech should take the lead in the move towards apply data to smart manufacturing - FOR & AGAINST
FOR
• Ops Tech drive the Industry 4.0 strategy
• Ops Tech have the best understanding of the factories, machines and workers
• Ops Tech have the best talent to implement a successful strategy 

AGAINST
• Info Tech understand the technology element and how to connect the factory
• Communication between both teams is the only way to make a successful strategy
• Info Tech have the best talent to implement a successful strategy

4:00 pm - 4:40 pm Afternoon networking break

Manufacturing 2040: Reaching your Connected Future

4:40 pm - 5:00 pm CASE STUDY Operating IBM's cognitive supply chain: How to best use AI, Internet of Things and Blockchain to enable better decision making

·         How IBM apply technology to their manufacturing operations
·         AI and blockchain technology through the supply chain, logistics, demand planning, optimization, HR, finance
·         What value can technology deliver to your operations?
·         How can you apply new technology? 
Thorsten Schroeer, European Director, Industrial Sector at IBM

Thorsten Schroeer

European Director, Industrial Sector
IBM

5:00 pm - 5:20 pm PRESENTATION How to ensure cultural change in your business before implementing digital to ensure smooth integration and results

·         How can a successful digital strategy upskill your people and allow them to deliver added value?
·         What innovation can be gained from digital?
·         How can you as a leader motivate and retain your talent?
·         How can you continue to drive digital in the future?

5:20 pm - 5:50 pm OXFORD STYLE DEBATE Digital is more important than human workers for the future of manufacturing FOR & AGAINST

FOR
• Digital places you ahead of your competition 
• Digital gives more flexibility and efficiency than human workers

AGAINST
• Humans and digital must align for one goal
• Humans are needed to use digital

Josef Kriegmair, Representative, Production – Turbine Blade/Structure Castings at MTU Aero Engine

Josef Kriegmair

Representative, Production – Turbine Blade/Structure Castings
MTU Aero Engine

5:50 pm - 6:00 pm End of Conference – see you in 2021!

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